2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

August 2019 Events


Ongoing Summer Reading Program registration. (4) Kindles were generously donated by the Union Masons as prizes! Drawing will be Sat, Aug 24 at 10:30 am.


Appleton Village School's 'Battle of the Books': we are supporting AVS in their annual Battle of the Books program. We have books ready for students to read during the summer and they can earn raffle tickets for the library's Summer Reading Program at the same time!


Ongoing Recycled: From the waste bin to the wall Art Show. Please stop by to see art work by a variety of local artists! This show is not to be missed.. 


Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Gentle Yoga Flow with Kyla. Ongoing class for registered participants only. Register for next session.


Thursdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6–8 pm: Tech Assist.  We will be available to assist with basic computer & software questions and trouble shoot issues.


Monday, August 12, 5:30-6:30 pm: Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center - a citizen's guide to helping the birds of Maine. We will discuss common reasons why birds are admitted to Avian Haven in Freedom and what the public can do to help local birds.

Tuesday, August 20, 3–4 pm: Fiber Arts.  Do you have a fiber arts project you are working on? Come and stitch with us on the third Tuesday of every month.

Saturday, August 24, 10:30 am: Summer Reading Program Raffle Drawing. Raffle prizes of Kindles were generously donated by the Union Masons.


Saturdays, 10:30 am: Storytime​ for children of any age!

Library Services

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

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Hours

Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  


*New* - request Interlibrary Loan online!


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Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
 
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

  • Free access to Ancestry.com
  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     

207-785-5656